NC teen arrested after threatening police on Twitter
LINCOLNTON, N.C. — A North Carolina teenager accused of threatening to kill police officers on Twitter has been arrested.
WSOC reported that Marcus Sintoni, 19, of Lincolnton, faces three counts of cyber stalking after police received a police on Feb. 4 about the suspect’s tweets.
The tweets contained a lot of profanity and were on Jan. 28, Feb. 2 and Feb. 4.
In the first tweet Sintoni wrote, “I’ll kill as many as I can if they catch us or run and kill as many as we can before we get away, lol.”
The second tweet included, “I hate police and I wanna kill police.”
In the third tweet Sintoni allegedly wrote, “I hate police…I know u reading too, so come at me, I’m ready, yo to all police, **** you I wanna kill you. I’ll show my word.”
Police told WSOC they believe Sintoni’s anger stems from a traffic stop on N.C. 16. Two people in the vehicle were charged but Sintoni was not, police said.
Sintoni was placed in jail under a $7,500 secured bond and has court planned for March 25.